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What are pid and lock files for?

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What is kernel ip forwarding?

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Difference between /bin and /usr/bin

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Reserved space for root on a filesystem - why?

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Which extension to use for text files? (Unix/Linux)

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What if 'kill -9' does not work?

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Unix file naming convention

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What is produced after using cat on an image?

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What is the difference between symbolic and hard links?

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How does the Unix file privilege system differ from that of Windows?

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Is it possible to install the Linux kernel alone?

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Booting without initrd

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How does Linux kernel compare to microkernel architectures?

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What is the benefit of compiling your own linux kernel?

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Trust a self signed PEM certificate

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How to salvage an unreadable usb flash drive

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Why is I/O uninterruptible?

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What aspects of Plan 9 have made their way into Unix?

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How to start a new Linux distro?

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dd vs cat -- is dd still relevant these days?

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How can I low-level format flash memory in Linux?

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What's the difference of the Userland vs the Kernel?

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What is the relationship between system calls, message passing, and interrupts?

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How to clean up unnecessary files

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How to run a bootloader from Linux?

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How do I access a USB serial port without an entry in /dev?

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Run a command after acquiring IP address

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Can TCP provide more than 65535 ports?

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Is it mandatory to have a file system and MMU in Linux?

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How to properly prepare a server for power outages?

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